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Jun 13, 2019 8:43 AM ET

Klook Completes US$425M Series D Funding with New Capital Raise led by Softbank Vision Fund

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 13, 2019 - HONG KONG,-- Klook, a world leading travel activities and services booking platform, today announced it has raised US$225M in Series D+ funding. This increases the company's total Series D funding round to US$425M. The SoftBank Vision Fund led the round with participation from existing investors, including Sequoia China, Matrix Partners, TCV, and OurCrowd. This represents the largest financing in the global travel activities and services industry. Klook’s Co-Founders (from left to right): Eric Gnock. [more...]

Century Bridge Capital Announces Exit from Joint Venture with Zhongliang Real Estate Group
Jun 12, 2019 7:53 AM ET

Century Bridge Capital Announces Exit from Joint Venture with Zhongliang Real Estate Group

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 12, 2019 - BEIJING and DALLAS,-- Century Bridge Capital announced today that it has successfully exited and repatriated the proceeds from its investment in Xuzhou, China.  Century Bridge and co-investor, Deutsche Finance Group closed on their investment in the $204 million, 1,427 unit development in May 2018 in joint venture with Zhongliang Real Estate Group.  Century Bridge Exits Xuzhou China Residential Development Located in Xuzhou's established Tongshan District, the development has benefited from surrounding infrastructure and amenities.  The project is. [more...]

Jun 11, 2019 3:33 PM ET

As Fathers Die, Kashmir’s Children Become Breadwinners

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 11, 2019 - By Umar Manzoor Shah   This is part of a series of features from across the globe on human trafficking. IPS coverage is supported by the Riana Group. A 2009 study found that almost 250,000 children worked in auto repair stores, brick klins, as domestic labourers, and as carpet weavers and sozni embroiderers in Jammu and Kashmir. Credit: Umer Asif/IPS   SRINAGAR, India-administered Jammu and Kashmir, May 9 2019 (IPS) -. [more...]

The implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) key to encourage sustained international action against racism, say panellists at UN debate
Jun 10, 2019 9:22 AM ET

The implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA) key to encourage sustained international action against racism, say panellists at UN debate

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 10, 2019 - 09 May 2019, GENEVA – As a new deadly tidal wave of violence, hate speech and exclusion sweeps across the world, it is now high time for the international community to a joint stand against racism, racial discrimination and intolerance and to address the fundamental structural root causes of these scourges through the implementation of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action (DDPA). This was the key thread of the “Emergency. [more...]

Jun 10, 2019 5:28 AM ET

EdiGENE Raises $15 Million in Series B Funding

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 10, 2019 - TOKYO & CAMBRIDGE, Mass.EdiGENE, an emerging biotechnology company developing new CRISPR based therapies for treatment of genetic disorders, announced today that it has raised 1.6 Billion-yen (approx. $15 Million) as the first tranche of Series B round. Participants in the Series B included new investors, UTokyo Innovation Platform along with continued support of existing investors, including SBI Investment, Fast Track Initiative, SMBC Venture Capital, Mizuho Capital, CareNet Group. A subset. [more...]

Sql Power Tools Competes in Black Unicorn Awards for 2019
Jun 4, 2019 12:00 PM ET

Sql Power Tools Competes in Black Unicorn Awards for 2019

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 4, 2019 - Database Cyber Security Guard Nominated in Most Prestigious Awards for Cybersecurity Companies Who Have the Potential of Being Valued at $1B Cheyenne, WY JUNE 3, 2019 – Sql Power Tools, the cybersecurity industry’s leading provider of database data breach prevention products today announced that is has been nominated for a Black Unicorn Award for 2019. Sql Power Tools Database Cyber Security Guard product will be competing against many of the. [more...]

Global Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution Market Size, Share, Growth, Trend and Forecast - 2024
Jun 4, 2019 7:25 AM ET

Global Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution Market Size, Share, Growth, Trend and Forecast – 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 4, 2019 - Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution Market Research Growth 2024 Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient Sodium chloride.Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution may have some unwanted side-effects in a few people. If they occur, most are likely to be minor or temporary. However, some may be serious and need medical attention. According to this study, over the next five years the Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution market will. [more...]

Body Armor Market Size & Share | Future Outlook, Survey 2019-2024
Jun 3, 2019 6:06 AM ET

Body Armor Market Size & Share | Future Outlook, Survey 2019-2024

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Body Armor and Personal Protection Market Research Reports 2019-2024 Body Armor and Personal Protection is an item of personal armor or helmet etc. that helps absorb the impact and reduce or stop penetration to the body from firearm -fired projectiles - and shrapnel from explosions, and is worn on the torso. This report mainly covers the body armor and personal protection product: Body Armor, Headgear, Others gloves and other; while. [more...]

World Treadmill Ergometer Market Research Report 2024
Jun 3, 2019 5:58 AM ET

World Treadmill Ergometer Market Research Report 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Treadmill Ergometer Market Research Reports 2019-2024 A treadmill is an exercise machine, typically with a continuous belt, that allows one to walk or run in place.An ergometer measures your work output. A high-tech ergometer might measure your blood pressure and oxygen uptake, but a basic ergometer is a piece of fitness equipment that provides basic workout data, such as your exercise time, distance traveled, calories burned and speed. A Treadmill. [more...]

Global Infection Control in Cancer Therapy Market Growth , Share Growth Trend and Forecast 2024
Jun 3, 2019 5:55 AM ET

Global Infection Control in Cancer Therapy Market Growth , Share Growth Trend and Forecast 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Global Infection Control in Cancer Therapy Market Research Growth 2024 The Preventing Infections in Cancer Patients campaign provides resources to help lower the risk of cancer patients developing potentially life-threatening infections during chemotherapy treatment. According to this study, over the next five years the Infection Control in Cancer Therapy market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ xx million by 2024,. [more...]

Global Pacifier Market 2019 by Opportunities, Challenges, Risks and Factors
Jun 3, 2019 5:51 AM ET

Global Pacifier Market 2019 by Opportunities, Challenges, Risks and Factors

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - In this report, the global Pacifiers market is valued at USD XX million in 2017 and is expected to reach USD XX million by the end of 2025, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2017 and 2025.Geographically, this report is segmented into several key Regions, with production, consumption, revenue million USD, market share and growth rate of Pacifiers in these regions, from 2013 to 2025 forecast, covering North AmericaEuropeChinaJapanSoutheast. [more...]

Prom Dresses Market Research Report- Forecast to 2024 | PMR
Jun 3, 2019 5:39 AM ET

Prom Dresses Market Research Report- Forecast to 2024 | PMR

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Prom Dresses Market Research Reports 2019-2024 Prom dresses is a kind of dress for girls on a prom for their graduation parties and other evening parties. Women also dress a prom dress on variety of parties. Prom dresses usually has specification of long, short and knee length.The scope of the Report: Prom dresses industry, prom dresses or dresses buyers are the highest search volume keywords. In addition all young girl. [more...]

Global Gift Cards Market Size, Share and Industry Forecast - 2023
Jun 3, 2019 5:31 AM ET

Global Gift Cards Market Size, Share and Industry Forecast – 2023

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Global Gift Cards Market, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecast: A gift card also known as gift certificate in North America, or gift voucher or gift token in the UK is a prepaid stored-value money card usually issued by a retailer or bank to be used as an alternative to cash for purchases within a particular store or related businesses. Gift cards are also given out by retailers and marketers. [more...]

Worldwide Binoculars Market Global Industry – Key Players, Market Size, Market Share, Segmentation
Jun 3, 2019 5:22 AM ET

Worldwide Binoculars Market Global Industry – Key Players, Market Size, Market Share, Segmentation

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Binoculars Market Research Overview: Binoculars are a pair of identical or mirror-symmetrical telescopes mounted side-by-side and aligned to point accurately in the same direction, allowing the viewer to use both eyes binocular vision when viewing distant objects. Binoculars have countless practical applications for both hobbyists and professionals.Scope of the Report: China`s sales volume accounted for the highest market share with 22.71% in 2017, followed by USA Region. Global production volume. [more...]

Network Outsourcing Market Future Scope, Demands and Projected Industry Growths to 2024
Jun 3, 2019 5:20 AM ET

Network Outsourcing Market Future Scope, Demands and Projected Industry Growths to 2024

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 3, 2019 - Network Outsourcing Market Research Growth 2024 Network outsourcing refers to migrating parts of a network to third-party company services in order to effectively shift the burden of administration and operation away from an enterprise.According to this study, over the next five years the Network Outsourcing market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ xx million by 2024, from US$ xx million. [more...]

Jun 1, 2019 7:22 AM ET

Acer Reports Fiscal 2018 Net Income NT$3.06 Billion, Up 8.7% YoY; EPS NT$1.01, Highest in Eight Years

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 1, 2019 - TAIPEI, Taiwan,-- Acer Inc. (TWSE: 2353) announced today the financial results for fiscal 2018 and the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2018. For the full year of 2018, Acer reported consolidated revenues of NT$242.27 billion, up 2.1% year-on-year (YoY); gross profits of NT$25.83 billion with 10.7% margin; and operating income of NT$3.74 billion, the highest in eight years[1], up 1.9% YoY with 1.5% margin. Net income[2] reached NT$3.06 billion, up 8.7% YoY, and led to the distribution of NT$0.77 cash. [more...]

Jun 1, 2019 3:22 AM ET

Crypto.com CISO Jason Lau Appointed Adjunct Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University

iCrowdNewswire - Jun 1, 2019 - HONG KONG,-- Crypto.com, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform, announced today that its Chief Information Security Officer, Jason Lau, has been appointed as Adjunct Professor at the Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business's new Master of Science in Finance (FinTech and Financial Analytics) programme. Prof. Aristotelis Stouraitis, Head, Department of Finance and Decision Sciences, Hong Kong Baptist University (left) presented Jason Lau, Chief Information Security Officer, Crypto.com with an appointment certificate for. [more...]

May 29, 2019 7:22 AM ET

Fir Tree Increases Stake in JR Kyushu to 6.1% and Intends to Make Shareholder Proposals

iCrowdNewswire - May 29, 2019 - NEW YORK and TOKYO,-- Fir Tree Partners ("Fir Tree") today filed a change report to its previously filed 'Large Shareholding' report at the Kanto Local Finance Bureau in Japan, disclosing an increase of its beneficial ownership in Kyushu Railway Company ("JR Kyushu" or "the Company") (TSE ticker 9142) to 6.1% through common stock.  On March 19th, JR Kyushu announced its new 2019-2021 Medium-Term Business Plan (found here). Fir Tree is encouraged by some aspects of the. [more...]

May 29, 2019 6:44 AM ET

Interventional Oncology Market – Global Forecast to 2024: Personalized or Precision Interventional Oncology Gaining Momentum

iCrowdNewswire - May 29, 2019 - DUBLIN,-- The "Interventional Oncology Market by Product, Procedures, Cancer - Global Forecast to 2024" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global interventional oncology market is projected to reach USD 2.9 billion by 2024 from USD 2.0 billion in 2019, at a CAGR of 6.8% from 2019 to 2024. The growth of this market is primarily driven by the rising preference for minimally invasive procedures, expansion of the target patient population, increasing public-private funding and government support. [more...]

May 25, 2019 5:50 AM ET

FURUNO to Launch Single-band GNSS Receivers That Achieve 4.5ns Stability

iCrowdNewswire - May 25, 2019 - NISHINOMIYA, Japan,-- Furuno Electric Co., Ltd. (FURUNO), based in Nishinomiya, Japan, has developed GT-88 and GF-8801/02/03/04/05 for users who require UTC time-synchronized signals to meet the new 5G requirements. They provide UTC time-synchronized timing signals (1PPS/10MHz) by receiving GNSS satellite signals. Achieved stability is better than that of an atomic clock, including a rubidium. The GT/GF-88 series includes a brand-new algorithm, named Dynamic Satellite Selection (trademark) that provides outstanding multipath mitigation, especially in. [more...]

May 22, 2019 5:44 AM ET

IT Tech Packaging, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2018 Financial Results

iCrowdNewswire - May 22, 2019 - BAODING, China,-- IT Tech Packaging, Inc. (NYSE MKT: ITP) ("IT Tech Packaging" or the "Company"), a leading manufacturer and distributor of diversified paper products in North China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and audited financial results for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2018.                    For the Three Months Ended December 31,  ($ millions)   2018   2017    % Change  Revenues   24.99. [more...]

May 21, 2019 9:13 AM ET

Ever-Glory To Report Forth Quarter 2018 Earnings on March 29, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - May 21, 2019 - NANJING, China,-- Ever-Glory International Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "Ever-Glory") (NASDAQ: EVK), a retailer of branded fashion apparel and a leading global apparel supply chain solution provider, today announced that the Company will report its forth quarter 2018 financial results on Friday, March 29, 2019 before the open of trading in the U.S. The Company's management will host an earnings conference call at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time on March 29, 2019 (8:00 p.m. Beijing Time on March 29, 2019). The dial-in details. [more...]

May 18, 2019 5:38 AM ET

Elbit Systems Schedules First Quarter 2019 Results Release for May 28, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - May 18, 2019 - HAIFA, Israel,-- Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) (TASE: ESLT) ("Elbit Systems") announced today that it will be releasing its first quarter 2019 financial results on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The Company will also be hosting a conference call later the same day May 28, 2019 at 9:00am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results and will be available to answer questions. To participate, please call one of the teleconferencing numbers that follow. If. [more...]

May 16, 2019 9:33 AM ET

Safe Menstrual Practices Important for Progress

iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage      In Bangladesh a large number of girls said they felt uncomfortable to go to school or travel during their period due to abdominal pain and the fear of leakage from rags. Credit: Shafiqul Alam Kiron/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Mar 28 2019 (IPS) - As menstruation continues to be shamed in many communities, one organisation is rising up to the challenge to ensure “safe menstruation for all. [more...]

May 16, 2019 9:28 AM ET

Bridging the Gaps for the Disabled

iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     Approximately 15 percent of the world’s population, or an estimated 1 billion people, live with disabilities. But neglect, discrimination, and abuse are still all too common among disabled youth, leaving them deprived of rights including those to education, health, and employment. Credit : Melody Kemp/IPS UNITED NATIONS, Mar 29 2019 (IPS) - People with disabilities are being left behind, and steps must be taken to. [more...]

May 16, 2019 9:24 AM ET

Spotlighting the ‘Abilities’ in ‘Disabilities’

iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     One in three people in the UK changed their attitude towards disability thanks to the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Employment for persons with disabilities in the United Kingdom grew by nearly one million since June 2013. Pictured here is an athletics event from the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Credit: Nick Miller/CC By 2.0 UNITED NATIONS, May 14 2019 (IPS) - The power of sport can. [more...]

May 16, 2019 9:22 AM ET

Empowering Girls Through Sport

iCrowdNewswire - May 16, 2019 - By Tharanga Yakupitiyage     In 2014, Hanna Hemrom sought the help of her teacher who persuaded some parents to let their daughters play football. They formed the Rangatungi United Women Football Academy, which teaches football to girls, helping them feel empowered. Courtesy: Young Bangla UNITED NATIONS, Apr 18 2019 (IPS) - For too long, women and girls have been excluded from the playing field—literally. But now, many are paving. [more...]

May 14, 2019 6:22 AM ET

ChipMOS to Present at Waterland Securities’ 2019 Investment Forum

iCrowdNewswire - May 14, 2019 - HSINCHU, Taiwan,-- ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. ("ChipMOS" or the "Company") (Taiwan Stock Exchange: 8150 andNASDAQ: IMOS), an industry leading provider of outsourced semiconductor assembly and test services ("OSAT"), today announced that it will present at the 2019 Waterland Securities Investment Forum, at the Regent Hotel Taipei on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Management from the Company, including Jesse Huang, Vice President of Strategy and Investor Relations, will host meetings with institutional investors to discuss the Company's recent financial results,. [more...]

May 14, 2019 6:18 AM ET

Cellcom Israel Schedules First Quarter 2019 Results Release for May 28, 2019

iCrowdNewswire - May 14, 2019 - NETANYA, Israel,-- Cellcom Israel Ltd. (NYSE: CEL) (TASE: CEL) (hereinafter: the "Company"), announced today that it will be releasing its financial results for the first quarter of 2019 on Tuesday, May 28, 2019. The Company will be hosting a conference call at 9:00am Eastern Time (6:00am Pacific Time, 2:00pm UK time, 4:00pmIsrael time). On the call, management will review and discuss the results and will be available to answer questions. To participate, please call one of the following. [more...]

U.S. Investor Visa Opportunity -- International Pizza Franchisor
May 13, 2019 9:14 AM ET

U.S. Investor Visa Opportunity — International Pizza Franchisor

iCrowdNewswire - May 13, 2019 - L1 Visa Consultants is please to announce the listing of a business for sale which can qualify for a U.S. Business Visa: Established in 1972,  the Pizza Franchisor is seeking to retire.  Numerous locations already franchised in U.S. and Europe.  Excellent joint-venture opportunity for an L1 visa.  Small franchise fee makes Pizza restaurant and easily affordable franchise opportunity.   [more...]